About Kyzer & Timmerman
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Founded in 1979, Kyzer & Timmerman Structural Engineers is an exclusively structural consulting firm. The company has cultivated a reputation for developing practical yet sophisticated structural designs while also meeting schedules and budgets. We believe that most projects expect practicality before virtuosity, but where it is called for, we have the talent for functional artistry.

Our Focus

A leading structural engineering firm in South Carolina, Kyzer & Timmerman provides structural engineering services for over $250 million worth of construction per year. The types of projects vary widely from multi-story hotel and residential facilities to stadiums and sports facilities, to various commercial buildings and residences. Other projects include sophisticated sign display structures and amusement park rides. The firm focuses on providing sound, timely, and economical structural design while also priding ourselves in developing innovative solutions for challenging renovation and structural retrofitting projects. With a diverse background of structural design experience, Kyzer & Timmerman has the capability to provide structural design services for a wide range of projects under extreme code winds and seismic conditions.

Our Company

Since 1984, Kyzer & Timmerman has maintained two fully-staffed offices. The main production office is located in Columbia, South Carolina, with a satellite office located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Each office employs registered professional engineers in addition to drafting and support staff. The company prides itself on being a small business with a family-like atmosphere. Many employees have been with the company for fifteen years and more.

Our People

Both partners of the firm are Professional Engineers holding Masters degrees in Engineering. The staff includes diverse, skilled design and drafting teams. Kyzer & Timmerman uses today's technology including current versions of AutoCAD along with a variety of other design programs. Many of these computer programs have been developed and verified in-house.

Our Projects

Kyzer & Timmerman has provided structural consulting for a variety of projects throughout the Eastern United States. The majority of the company's projects have been completed in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. The firm is registered in four states, which includes Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida.

Ken Timmerman, P.E. Principal

Kenneth W. Timmerman, P.E. is managing partner of the firm. Ken grew up in rural South Carolina where he was exposed to land surveying at an early age. After high school, Ken attended Midland's Technical College in Surveying/Civil Engineering where he spent considerable time in the study of pavements, concrete and materials testing procedures. After receiving an Associate Degree, Ken moved on to the Engineering Department at the University of South Carolina where he remained an honor student and served as president of the Civil Engineering Honor Society. While Attending the University of South Carolina he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (1981) and a Master's of Science Degree in Engineering (1983).

Ken joined the company in 1984 and soon became the managing partner for the firm. Ken is credited with the procurement and production of college athletic structures that has led to providing structural services for a number of stadiums and related athletic facilities projects. He is also credited with furnishing the forward-looking attitude and innovations that have led to the design sophistication that our clients have come to expect from us.

Ken is currently registered in 17 southeastern States and has provided structural engineering services for countless multistory hurricane prone buildings from Florida to Virginia. The years of design coupled with his early years spent with the Lexington County Fire Service has helped Ken in developing the repair skills necessary for structures subjected to fires, automobile crashes, hurricanes, settlements and the like. He knows that the best engineering includes good communication.

Ashleigh Weatherly, P.E. Principal

Ashleigh B. Weatherly, P.E. former Himelright Scholar and Daniel Foundation Scholar, joined the company after compiling an impressive list of academic superlatives. Among these are his cum laude graduate school performance and his Chi Epsilon Honor Society membership while an undergraduate and graduate student. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Citadel and Master of Engineering in Structures from the University of South Carolina (1987).

Ashleigh balances theoretical with practicality learned by growing up in his father's sub-contracting business. His superior computer proficiency can be traced all the way back to a boyhood fascination with computers.

Ashleigh is located in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina office where he meets the individual needs of our coastal clients. He has gained a vast amount of field experience and able to provide practical solution to field issues.

He maintains an active role in a number of organizations promoting engineering. His memberships include NSPE, ASCE, ACI, CSI, PCI and SEI. He has served as an officer in a number of these organizations and routinely attends building code conferences and seminars.

Ashleigh is involved in the local community as a Son of the American Legion and a retiree from the South Carolina National Guard. He is also a member of Columbia Sertoma.